David Fernandez

CEO, Sandsoft Games

David Fernandez

Speaker Bio


David is an experienced professional in the gaming industry with more than 15 years working across THQ [2004-07], Digital Chocolate [2007-09], Nokia [2009-2011], wappier [2014-16], King [2016-20] and Sandsoft Games [2021-now] across Leadership, Strategy, Product, Marketing, Sales and Business Development. Before joining Sandsoft Games, he led the 2 of the last games released at King, Candy Crush Friends Saga and Bubble Witch 3 Saga, expanding both Candy Crush and Bubble Witch multi-billion-dollar game franchises for Activision-Blizzard. He also has a complete picture of the mobile ecosystem having worked for telco operators, device manufacturers, service providers as well as developers, being involved in mobile advertising, mobile marketing, mobile services, mobile content, mobile apps and mobile games projects during the past 20 years.



David holds a Master in Telecommunications Engineering from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid as well as an Executive MBA from Instituto de Empresa. David is currently working in Sandsoft Games as Chief Executive Officer. He’s also a Partner in Conector Start-up Accelerator and an Angel Investor in gaming and tech.